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Online Law of Evidence module open to all at the University of Limerick

The School of Law at the University of Limerick is pleased to offer a Law of Evidence module for 12 weeks starting in September 2018. This module is open to everyone, and can be taken as a standalone link-in module, called a University Certificate of Study. The Law of Evidence is the means by which… Continue reading Online Law of Evidence module open to all at the University of Limerick

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FAHSS law lecturer wins UL award for Excellence in Teaching

We are delighted to congratulate this year’s winner of UL’s institutional award for Excellence in Teaching, Dr Kathryn O'Sullivan, School of Law, Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. This is a fantastic achievement and reflects the outstanding quality of Kathryn’s teaching, her commitment to innovation and curriculum development and to professional development. Over her… Continue reading FAHSS law lecturer wins UL award for Excellence in Teaching

All posts, English, Irish & Communication, Podcasts & Videos, Students, Taught postgraduates, Undergraduates

UL Journalism students’ videos shortlisted for competition

A tribute to palliative care nurses, two stories highlighting the importance of defibrillators and a focus on 'Ireland's national card game', 25, are among the videos produced by University of Limerick students for this year's annual video journalism prize. The competition is part of an ongoing partnership between UL and the Irish Examiner in which content… Continue reading UL Journalism students’ videos shortlisted for competition

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UL law researcher briefs Minister for Justice on vulnerable witnesses in criminal proceedings

Dr Alan Cusack (School of Law, UL), Dr Conor Hanly (NUIG), and representatives from the Rape Crisis Network Ireland, Inclusion Ireland, CARI, the National Advocacy Service and members of the Bar Council of Ireland met with the Minister for Justice, Charlie Flanagan at the Department of Justice and Equality, on 23rd April 2018. The meeting was… Continue reading UL law researcher briefs Minister for Justice on vulnerable witnesses in criminal proceedings

All posts, English, Irish & Communication, Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, News & events

LISTEN: Writers and musicians from UL feature on RTÉ Radio One’s Sunday Miscellany

This weekend, RTÉ Radio One's Sunday Miscellany programme featured writers and musicians from the University of Limerick. The recording of the programme took place at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick, as part of the UL Frank McCourt Creative Writing Festival in association with Shannon Airport on May 6th, 2018. Listen in full here: https://www.rte.ie/radio1/sunday-miscellany/#102812263 This… Continue reading LISTEN: Writers and musicians from UL feature on RTÉ Radio One’s Sunday Miscellany

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Opinion: Women in horseracing

Laura Donnellan’s (School of Law) opinion piece discusses the recent retirement of Katie Walsh and the involvement of women in horseracing dating back to the latter part of the nineteenth century. The role and contribution of women in racing has become increasingly publicised. The amount of news coverage that Walsh’s retirement has generated is testament… Continue reading Opinion: Women in horseracing

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Applications open for Bachelor of Arts in Applied Policing and Criminal Justice

The School of Law is now inviting applications for the next intake of the level 8 Bachelor of Arts in Applied Policing and Criminal Justice. The Bachelor of Arts in Applied Policing and Criminal Justice is a two-year, part-time, blended learning programme specifically designed for those who have completed the level 7 BA in Applied… Continue reading Applications open for Bachelor of Arts in Applied Policing and Criminal Justice

All posts, Modern Languages & Applied Linguistics, News & events, Research

Inaugural Lecture of our Dean, Professor Helen Kelly-Holmes

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences were proud to host the Inaugural Lecture of our Dean, Professor Helen Kelly-Holmes on 1st May 2018. Our previous Dean, Professor Tom Lodge was Master of Ceremonies and travelled from his sabbatical in France for the event. Helen was introduced by UL President, Professor Des Fitzgerald. Helen's lecture,… Continue reading Inaugural Lecture of our Dean, Professor Helen Kelly-Holmes

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President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins writes letter of support for UL/Frank McCourt Creative Writing Festival

The University of Limerick is honoured to have received a letter of support from the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, for our UL/Frank McCourt Creative Writing Festival which starts today, 3rd May and runs until 6th May. In his letter, the President writes: Writers' formations are never unilinear. Creative encounters are also occasions which bring… Continue reading President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins writes letter of support for UL/Frank McCourt Creative Writing Festival

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Leaving University: What Now?

It's getting to that sad time of year where we say farewell to our final year students. Micheál Costello is a final year BA in New Media & English student at the University of Limerick. In this blog post, originally published on his blog What He Does, Micheál writes about his time at UL, and his future… Continue reading Leaving University: What Now?

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UL hosts EU-funded TecCOMFrame project colloquium

As part of the EU-funded TecCOMFrame project, UL hosted a project meeting, an academic colloquium, and a meeting of technical communication teachers last week (April 25th – 27th). On Wednesday, the twelfth transnational TecCOMFrame project meeting took place. On Thursday, 55 delegates from nine countries attended the European Academic Colloquium on Technical Communication Studies. This… Continue reading UL hosts EU-funded TecCOMFrame project colloquium

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UL report on the treatment of hate crime in the criminal justice system launched

Jennifer Schweppe (School of Law) and Amanda Haynes (Department of Sociology), co-directors of the Hate and Hostility Research Group, launched one of four outputs of their 2015-2017 research on the treatment of hate crime in the criminal justice system, which was funded by EU Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme. The Report, co-authored by Schweppe and… Continue reading UL report on the treatment of hate crime in the criminal justice system launched